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old girl was shot in the head for defying the taliban by arguing to help girls get an education. >> porter: what are we doing with american forces being put at risk fighting the taliban more than 11 years after 9/11? part of the answer may be to help girls like malalla usavsi, whose crime was wanting to go to school. >> reporter: she is the girl in stretcher, shot after members of the taliban stopped her van on the way back from school and shot bullets in her head and neck. her crime, saying things like that? "i have the right. i have the right to education. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak.." >> she spoke at 11. she had an anonymous blog written by the bbc after the taliban bombed schools in her town to try to prevent girls from getting an education. she knew it was dangerous, when asked what she would tell other girls that are afraid to defy the taliban and stay in their rooms instead. >> i tell her don't stay in your room because god will ask you on the day of judgment, where were you when your people were asking you, when your sch
, and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. i added it by saying for me the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood head add special military team whose mission ended and was not extended a month before the september 11 attack. he told us he felt the same frustration. so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department "we need this" and the answer kept coming back as? >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons, i don't know. >> reporter: charlene lamb is the state department official who declined the security request and today stood her ground. >> sir, we had the correct number of assets in benghazi at the time of 9/11 for what had been agreed upon. >> to start off by saying you had the correct number somehow doesn't seem to ring true to the american people. >> reporter: today white house spokesman jay carney echoed the criticism. >> there is no question that when four american personnel are killed in an attack on an diplomatic facility that the security there was not adequate to prevent that from happe
the people, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. i added it for me the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew woodheaded a special military team whose mission ended and was not extended a month before the september 11th attack. he told us he felt the same frustration. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department we need this. and the answer kept come back as? >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons i don't know. >> reporter: charlene lamb is the state department official who declined the security request and stood her ground. >> sir, we had the correct number of assets in benghazi at the time of 9/11 for what had been agreed upon. >> to start off by saying you had the correct number somehow doesn't seem to ring true to the american people. >> reporter: james carney echoed the criticism. >> when four american personnel are killed in an attack on a diplomatic facility the curt there was not accurate to prevent that from happening. >> reporter: republicans also addressed the c
trying to save the life of a pakistani girl who the taliban targeted because she was outspoken about the need for girls to get education. >> as we hear the report, the a sass nation attempt has sparked outrage -- the assassination attempt has sparked outrage around the world. >> reporter: this girl is lying in a hospital bed after standing up to the taliban. on tuesday militants tried to murder the 14-year-old girl on her way home from school. insurgents boarded her school bus, asked for her by name and shot her in the head and neck. two girls near her were wounded. doctors removed one of the bullets and say she's out of danger but unconscious. at 11 she began speaking out against the taliban after she took control of the region where she lived and ordered all girls schools to close. she blogged anonymously for the bbc and began showing her face once the taliban were driven out. the devout muslim became an outspoken person for the education girls and the subject documentary of the new york times. she won pakistan's first national youth award last year and was nominated for the inter
. that's how they got in. >> reporter: the taliban released a video days later. it showed them practicing with wire cutters. investigators say they had detailed knowledge of the layout of the base. >> there are guard towers with guards in them. we have more sophisticated surveillance equipment, but it can't see everywhere all the time. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel christopher raible, a fighter pilot and commanding officer, died defending the base along with agent brat bradley atwell, an aircraft technician. >> pelley: and kelly cobiella is back from camp bastion and is reporting from our bureau in kabul, afghanistan. kelly, how did the u.s. put an end to the attack and what happened to the attackers? >> well, it finally ended, scott, when helicopter pilots in the middle of this gun fight got into their helicopters, off the ground and were guided to the insurgents on the ground by the marines on the ground who were fighting them. they killed all but one. the final insurgent was injured and is being held at the base. >> pelley: kelly, thanks very much. in syria today rebels fighting the
on the taliban and okay simple breath test reveal whether you have a deadly disease. >>> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >>> this deserves a thorough investigation. we need to get to the bottom of every single allegation. >> we're learning dramatic new details about the september 11th assault that took the lives of ambassador chris stevens and the others. >> officials say there was no unrest outside of the compound prior to the attack. >> a state department official is expected to testify that his request for more troops and officers was turned down. >> governor romney wants to let wall street run wild but he wants to bring the hammer down on "sesame street." >> the producers of "sesame street" wants the obama campaign to stop using big bird in his campaigns. >> and a test in front of the supreme court, whether race should be considered in college admissions. >> investigators want to find out how a passenger got from china to the u.s. with checked weapons. >> incredibly scary attack in a pittsburgh alley. right there a popular teacher was punched in
in the streets as an act of defiance against the taliban. >> the meningitis outbreak is beginning to spread to the nation's western states. we'll be right back. >>> 5:10 on this thursday morning. looking good. just chilly. you'll need a jacket we. have 40s and 50s now. by 1:00 58. we're looking for highs 63. if you're going to the ballgame, grab the jackets. we'll be falling back into the 50s about 6:00, 7:00 tonight. i'll be back in a few minutes with the seven-day. here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> traffic is moving well at route 50. no issues to report between 95 and the wilson bridge. but there is a problem with utility pole down eastbound route 212 at evans trail. you might want to use i-95 instead. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 5:18. back to you, andrea. >> thank you, monika. >>> at 5:11here's a look at some other things making news. officials in idaho are reporting an infection of fungal enjiets. that -- meningitis that would make it the 12th state affected by the tainted injections. 13,000 doses of the drug were administered nationwide since may. 137 people hav
shot by the pakistani taliban this week is said to be recovering. some people have followed her anti-taliban messages over the past three years are calling her pakistan's ann frank. this morning we'll hear the latest prayers and demonstrations on her behalf. >>> and in one of the cheapest towns in america hungry bears will go anywhere to get a square meal. >> i yelled for help. he left the bedroom and went back to the refrigerator. cleaned me out. >> we'll go out on bear patrol in aspen, colorado on cbs "this morning". [ male announcer ] we all love dreamers. people and companies who take us places. excite our imagination. make life better. brighten our days. ♪ at jcp, we don't want to be another store. we want to be your favorite store. we're creating a whole new way to shop for the brands you love. at values you can believe in. jcp has a bold new look that will look even better on you. ♪ i need all the help i can get. i tell them, "come straight to the table." i say, "it's breakfast time, not playtime." "there's fruit, milk and i'm putting a little nutella on your whole-wheat toast." f
again. we know more now about the condition of that 14-year-old activist shot by the taliban. and what's killing the oysters? it's an early warning on a disturbing change in our oceans. when the cbs evening news continues. no most whitening strips 2 hour whitening kit is proven to quickly remove surface stains and deep stains in just two hours. [ female announcer ] rembrandt® deeply white™: whiten in just 2 hours. throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. >> pelley: in colorado today, prosecutors added 10 counts of attempted murder to the charges against james holmes. he now faces 152 count in all in that movie theater massacre back in july that left 12 dead and 58 wounded. barry petersen is at the courthouse in sen tebl, colorado, tonight. barry. >> reporter: well, scott, there were more changes in holmes' appearance today. he still has the short-cut hair but now he has big, bushy sideburns, what are called mutton chops. he was attentive,
but the subject was even under discussion considering the circumstances is remarkable. >> the taliban said it is responsible for the attack on a 14-year-old pakistani girl who spoke out against the militant. she's in critical condition this morning after doctors worked through the night to save her life. a gunman shot her yesterday on a school bus. she was wounded in the head and neck. this morning doctors removed the bullet near her. spinal cord and said her condition is improving. she began writing a blog when she was 11 about life under taliban rule and calling for girts education. th attack was criticized by the pakistani government and u.s. state department. >> directing violence at children is barbaric, cowardly and our hearts go out to her and the others who were wound as well as fair family. >> they call their activism a new chapter and said we have to finish the chapter. >> the supreme court begins rethinking affirmative action. they will hear argument whether colleges can use race when considering admissions. a white woman said she was denied admission to the university of texas
the taliban. the girl was attacked and wounded on tuesday in the swat valley, a taliban stronghold. she said girls have a right to education. the taliban accused her of quote western thinking. elizabeth palmer reports from islamabad. >> reporter: malala yousufzai is on a ventilator at the moment and she's still one sedation according to the pakistani military spokesman. she's in an army hospital. her condition is said to be stable and her surgical team says that at the moment there's no plan to move her abroad for more specialist treatment. malala yousufzai's shooting last week by taliban extremists in her home town near the afghan border has shocked the country. just 14 years old, she and two classmates also injured but less seriously were attacked after gunmen stopped their school bus. the girls say the men were specifically after malala yousufzai. it's no surprise. since 2009 defying local taliban edicts she's been a fearless campaigner for pakistani girls right to an education. unusually even some of the most conservative religious figures in pakistan have condemned the shooting. one gro
the u.s. apologize for u.s. marines urinating on taliban corpses? >> oh, gosh, yes. urinating on taliban corpses. >> burning korans immediately. >> what we should not be policying for is standing up for our values. what we should not be doing is saying want egyptian people, while mubarak is cracking down on them is a good guy and the next week say we ought to go. what we should not be doing is rejecting claims for calls for more security in our barracks in our marine-- we need marines in benghazi when the commander on the ground says we need for forces for security purpose there were requests for extra security. those requests were not honored. look, this was the anniversary of/11. it was libya, a country we knew we had al qaeda cells there. as we know al qaeda and its affiliates are on the rise in northern africa, and we did not give our ambassador in benghazi a marine detachment? of course there's an investigation so we can make sure this never happens again. but when it comes to speak up for our values, we should not apologize for those. here's the problem-- look at all the various is
would do well to think of 14-year-old malala when they think of islam rather than the taliban extremists who shot her in the head. that earned me some points with ibrahim from d. my wife and i have tried to communicate -- from d.c. behave and very tried to communicate for 20 years -- my wife and i have tried to communicate for 20 years that these people try to kill anyone who opposes their narrow and political objective. congratulations for offering a refreshing balance to our viewers of wusa9. thank you for the kind words and then this on the case of angela mccaskill, diversity director of galludet university put on administrative leave for signing a petition to put a gay marriage law to a vote in maryland. john from chantilly can't believe what he's hearing. an administrator from galludet university is on leave because she does not support gay marriage and is advocating against gay marriage? have the political correctness thugs taken over? well, john in, in case it would appear they have, though it must be noted that people on both sides of the gay marriage argument have demanded that
training camp in oregon in 1999. he started with aiding taliban and al qaeda efforts in afghanistan. >> how come it has taken so long to bring masri to the united states? >> reporter: this has been a long fight. he's been fighting extradition since his m dictment because he knows frankly he faces a life sentence here in the u.s. one of his alleged co-conspirators has already been convicted and he's sentenced to life in prison. masri is an interesting character. he lost both hands and one eye fighting the soviets in afghanistan and he says he suffers a number of physical ailments. he lists diabetes and depression among them. his supporters argued if masri came to the u.s. he would be subject to human rights violations in prison. so they used those arguments to drag these things out. >> who were the other suspects that were brought back? >> reporter: two of them are terrorism financiers. and the other is accused of bombings in tunisia. they are charged with conspiring to kill americans and another one is accused of attempting to use a weapons of mass destruction. people remember the 1998 atta
a hero around the world. this 14-year-old girl shot by the pakistani taliban for speaking out against them. a source inside pakistan's intelligence community tells that two people including an important suspect are now in custody. the source would not say if either of them is the gunman. elizabeth palmer is reporting from islamabad. >> reporter: malala yousufzai is still unconscious, she's on a ventilator in a military hospital near islamabad. but a family friend scribes a brain scan is offering a ray of hope. a single bullet entered her head but only grazed her brain and lodged in her chest cavity. doctors did surgery to relieve the appreciate. the next 36 hours are critical to her survival and well being. all of pakistan is outraged at this act of violence. there's been vigils in schools and special prayers in mosques across the country and some small demonstrations against this terrible act of violence. for cbs "this morning" i'm elizabeth palmer. >>> two more americans have died from fungal meningitis. that brings the total to 14 deaths in 11 states. the outbreak is traced to cont
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